Picked up an old 2509 from ebay for OOB use, and it is accepting "host" commands, but not able to resolve them?
(config)#ip host test 2008 192.168.2.1
#telnet test Translating "test" % Unknown command or computer name, or unable to find computer address
192.168.2.1 is setup on loop0:
#sh ip route 192.168.2.1 Routing entry for 192.168.2.1/32 Known via "connected", distance 0, metric 0 (connected) Routing Descriptor Blocks: * directly connected, via Loopback0 Route metric is 0, traffic share count is 1
tried with no ip domain-lookup and also with ip domain-lookup - Still no joy
telneting to 192.168.2.1 2008 works as expected.
It's running a very old version of ios
#sh ver Cisco Internetwork Operating System Software IOS (tm) 3000 Software (IGS-IN-L), Version 11.1(7), RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc2) Copyright (c) 1986-1996 by cisco Systems, Inc. Compiled Wed 23-Oct-96 20:43 by tej Image text-base: 0x030231C4, data-base: 0x00001000
ROM: System Bootstrap, Version 5.2(8a), RELEASE SOFTWARE ROM: 3000 Bootstrap Software (IGS-RXBOOT), Version 10.2(8a), RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)
OOB-01-PERTH uptime is 4 minutes System restarted by power-on System image file is "flash:igs-g-l.111-7", booted via flash
but all the ios versions available for 2509's on cisco site require more flash
Follow these instructions to troubleshoot your configuration.
If you cannot connect to the router of your choice with a name configured in theip host command check:
Check whether the port address is configured correctly.
Verify whether the address (interface) used for the reverse Telnet is up/up. The output of the show ip interface briefcommand provides this information. Cisco recommends you to use loopbacks because they are always up.
Ensure that you have the correct type of cabling. For example, you must not use a crossover cable to extend the length. Refer to the Cabling section for more information.
Establish a Telnet connection to the IP address port to test direct connectivity. You must telnet from both an external device and the terminal server. For example, telnet 172.21.1.1 2003.
Ensure that you have the transport input telnet command under the line for the target device. The target device is the device that is connected to the terminal server.
Use a PC/dumb terminal to connect directly to the console of the target router. The target router is the device connected to the terminal server. This step helps you identify the presence of a port issue.
If you are disconnected, check timeouts. You can remove or adjust timeouts.
Note: If you encounter authentication failures, remember that the terminal server performs the first authentication (if configured), while the device to which you try to connect performs the second authentication (if configured). Verify whether AAA is configured correctly on both the terminal server and the connecting device.
How much memory/flash does the router have? You can still download 12.2 and 12.3 which require a minimum of 10mb memory and 16mb flash for the IP feature set. You mentioned you had other 2500's that don't have the problem so I assume they are running a different version of software, are you able to use that same version on this router?
Hi everyone, I would like to thank you in advance for any help you can provide a newcomer like myself!
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